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Posted: 9/30/2001 7:41:59 AM EST
Here's what I want... .308 or 30-'06 bolt action with synthetic stock and blue/dark barrel. I will use it primarily for piece of mind, hunting Georgia whitetails, and picking off the occasional Chicom regular after the Chinese invasion of 2005. Optics are not an issue. I have narrowed down to: Sig Arms 970 SHR Remington 700 ADL Winchester 70 Savage 110(?) Any advice or experience you can provide is greatly appreciated. (Please keep suggestions in price range) Roy D.
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Link Posted: 9/30/2001 7:51:33 AM EST
Give it to me!
Link Posted: 9/30/2001 7:56:47 AM EST
[Last Edit: 9/30/2001 7:57:27 AM EST by raf]
Link Posted: 9/30/2001 8:00:05 AM EST
save up a few hundred more and get an m1a [sniper]
Link Posted: 9/30/2001 8:02:00 AM EST
No give it to me I could realy use it!!!!
Link Posted: 9/30/2001 3:36:51 PM EST
Originally Posted By raf: A Savage Scout would be perfect for your intended uses. Natchez Shooter's Supply for Heavy Plex Burris Scout scope. You can hardly beat a Scout rifle for fast target acquisition. They shoot thrown clays with 'em at Gunsite. They're in stainless, but you can get epoxy finish kits from Bushnell's that work well, are inexpensive, and easy to apply.
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I saw that savage scout for $399.00...nice rifle, but with that forward scope mount I would need to get a new scope. $$$ I went to Bass Pro Shops....Joker behind the counter was a flaming idiot!!!!
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Link Posted: 9/30/2001 3:46:15 PM EST
buy a savage tactical in a 308. the most accurate out of the box you mentioned. you can get one for under 400 bucks.
Link Posted: 9/30/2001 3:50:13 PM EST
Originally Posted By raf: Shop around for the Savage, you might shave a few bucks off that $399. And Natchez occasionally has Burris factory re-cons with full warranty at considerable savings over list. With a little luck, you might be pretty close to your budget figure.
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...Also..I hear Savage is very accurate out of the box. But that bolt sure is clunky. Maybe I am just being picky. I also thought the safety switches on the Remington and Winchester were noisy and had poor ergonomics. Add this... I saw a fairly new Mauser in 30-'06 for $389 it seemed pretty nice...whatchya think?
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Link Posted: 9/30/2001 4:06:28 PM EST
Get the savage, and spend the difference on a replacement trigger [url]http://www.varminthunters.com/sshooter.html[/url]
Link Posted: 9/30/2001 4:27:54 PM EST
DICKS in Huntsville Alabama has the 110 Savage, scoped for about $320.
Link Posted: 9/30/2001 6:02:19 PM EST
Originally Posted By shooter65: buy a savage tactical in a 308. the most accurate out of the box you mentioned. you can get one for under 400 bucks.
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It's nice but heavy as hell with that bull barrel...I'd hate to haul that thing around all morning long!
Link Posted: 9/30/2001 6:10:18 PM EST
Savage 110, toss a new trigger in it and still have leftovers for a scope
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